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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection

Anti-Slavery collection (approximately 40,000 pieces). In the late 1890's, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented the library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to the abolitionist cause from 1832 until after the Civil War. The major holdings consist of the papers of William Lloyd Garrison, Maria Weston Chapman and Deborah Weston, Lydia Maria Child, Amos Augustus Phelp...



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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895, compiler; Sweetser, Seth, 1807-1878, former owner; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Compiled by Theodore D. Weld
Topics: Slavery, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Newton, John, 1725-1807
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Last page an advertisement
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Topics: Slave trade, Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Mallory, S. V. R., former owner; Mallory, L. C., former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (bookplate): S.V.R. Mallory; (inscription) L.C. Mallory
Topics: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Slavery, African American...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845; Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845. African slave trade; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, former owner; Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and for the Civilization of Africa
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Text preceded by prospectus
Topic: Slave trade
Not listed in Lib. Company. Afro-Americana
Topics: Slavery, African Americans, African Americans, Slaves
Provenance: United Presbyterian College, bookplate
Topics: British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society, East India Company, Slavery, Slavery, Slavery, Slavery,...
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Falconbridge, Alexander, d. 1792
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Topic: Slave trade
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Child, David Lee, 1794-1874; Gay, S. Howard. inscriber; Southard, Nathaniel; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from cover
Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Kramer, John Theophilus
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Cover title
Topics: Slave trade, Slave traders, Auctions, Slaves, Slavery, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ramsay, James, 1733-1789; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, former owner; Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833, former owner; Welsh, James Jacob, former owner; Hunt, Benjamin P. (Benjamin Peter), b. 1808, former owner
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"Errata": p. [xxi]
Topic: Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Carleton, Geo. W. (George Washington)
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Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Publ. dates discrepencies: vol. 1-2, 1855; vol. 3-4, 1853; vol. 5, 1854; vol. 1856
Topic: Generals
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Cérisier, L., fils; Pétion, Alexandre, 1770-1818
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Cover title
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Topic: Slave trade
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Publ. dates discrepencies: vol. 1-2, 1855; vol. 3-4, 1853; vol. 5, 1854; vol. 1856
Topic: Generals
Source: bplscas
Bolling, Philip A. Speeches. Richmond, 1832
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
Topics: Burns, Anthony, 1834-1862, Antislavery movements, Fugitive slaves, Fugitive slaves, Riots
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
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Signatures: [A]B-CD(-D4) (D3 verso blank)
Topics: Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Slavery, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879
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Caption title
Topic: Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Reference: LC Cat. (1963) vol. 5, p. 324
Topics: American Anti-Slavery Society, Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
Dedication signed: Thomas Clarkson
Topics: Slavery, Slave trade
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"Fourth edition."--Cf. Nat. union cat., pre-56 imprints
Topics: Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784, Slavery, Slavery
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Preface by Wilson Armistead
Topic: Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895, compiler; Sweetser, Seth, 1807-1878, former owner; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Compiled by Theodore D. Weld
Topics: Slavery, Slaves
Topics: Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816, Slavery, Fugitive slaves
A list of subscribers arranged by place, including the beginning and ending dates of their subscriptions
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831), Slavery, Newspaper publishing
Source: bplscas
Signatures: a-cd, A-TU²
Topics: Slave trade, Abolitionists
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by American Anti-Slavery Society
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Several of the numbers have been issued in three or more editions
Topics: Antislavery movements, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Gilbert, Olive; Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, author of introduction, etc; Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. American slavery as it is. Selections; J.B. Yerrinton and Son, printer
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Recorded and edited by Olive Gilbert
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Topics: Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883, Slaves, Slavery, Abolitionists, African American abolitionists, African...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Publ. dates discrepencies: vol. 1-2, 1855; vol. 3-4, 1853; vol. 5, 1854; vol. 1856
Topic: Generals
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by United States. Supreme Court; Scott, Dred, 1809-1858; Sanford, John F. A., 1806 or 7-1857; Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864; Van Evrie, John H., 1814-1896; Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus), 1793-1863
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Dred Scott vs. Sanford
Topics: Scott, Dred, 1809-1858, United States. Supreme Court, Citizenship, Slavery, Slavery, Slavery,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Hatch, Theodore F. Hatch, Jr., donor; Hatch, Jane Grimes, collector
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Abolitionist
Topic: Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ramsay, James, 1733-1789; Beach, Samuel, former owner
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Relates to the West Indies
Topics: Slavery, Intelligence levels
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Topics: Slave trade, Slave trade
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Woolsey, T. D., Prof., former owner; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner
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Editor: 1859- , T. Hamilton
Topic: African Americans
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Massachusetts Society for the Abolition of Capital Punishment. Shall he be hung?
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Title supplied by cataloger
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831), Slavery, Newspaper publishing
Source: bplscas
Attributed to Richard Nisbet, printed by John Sparhawk. Cf. Evans
Topics: Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813, Slavery, Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Thome, James A. (James Armstrong), 1813-1873; Kimball, J. Horace (Joseph Horace), 1813-1838
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Topic: Slaves
Source: bplscas
Bound volume includes: 1. Address to the friends of liberty -- 2. The constitution of the American Anti-Slavery Society -- 3. Constitution of the Baptist Anti-slavery Society, Providence -- 4. British and Foreign AntiSlavery Society -- 5. A vindication of female anti-slavery associations -- 6. Constitution of the ... Anti-Slavery Society -- 7. Work for abolitionists!! -- 8. Constitution of the New-England Anti-Slavery Society -- 9. An apology for abolitionists -- 10. The constitution of the...
Topic: Slavery
A list of subscribers arranged by place, including the beginning and ending dates of their subscriptions
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831), Slavery, Newspaper publishing
1st ed. Howes USiana T304
Topics: Slavery, Slavery, Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, former owner
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Caption title
Topics: United States, Fugitive slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Macaulay, Zachary, 1768-1838; Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Title from caption
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy ex libris (inscription): Benjamin P. Hunt
Topic: Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Colfax, Richard H; Bleakley, James T. M., publisher; Applegate, William, 1804 or 5-1847, printer
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"Applegate, printer, 257 Hudson-Street."--verso of title page
Topics: Slavery, Slavery, Black race
Title provided by cataloger
Topics: New-England Anti-Slavery Society, Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by American Anti-Slavery Society
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Topics: Slavery, Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Macaulay, Zachary, 1768-1838; Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Title from caption
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Barnes, Albert, 1798-1870
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Topic: Slavery in the Bible
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Incorporated Society for the Conversion and Religious Instruction and Education of the Negro Slaves in the British West India Islands
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"Printed by R. Gilbert, St. John's Square, London.", at end of p.76
Topics: Christian education, Slaves, Imprint 1825
Bound volume includes: 1. A Review of the report of a select committee of the house of Commons, on the state of the West India colonies -- 2. Three months in Jamaica, in 1832 -- 3. The West India question -- 4. The guilt of forbearing to deliver our British colonial slaves -- 5. A review of some of the arguments which are commonly advanced against parliamentary interference ... -- 6. The slave colonies of Great Britain -- 7. Negro slavery -- 8. [removed] -- 9. A short review of the slave trade...
Topic: Slavery
Checklist Amer. imprints
Topic: Slavery
Topic: Slaves
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Evans
Topics: Slavery, Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by McKee, Thomas Jefferson, 1840-1899, former owner. BRL
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy ex libris (bookplate): Thomas Jefferson McKee
Topic: Slavery
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Child, David Lee, 1794-1874; Gay, S. Howard. inscriber; Southard, Nathaniel; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from cover
Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784; Ady, John, d. 1812; Drinker, John, 1733-1800; London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Meeting for Sufferings
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Attributed to Benezet by Evans, et al
Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Signatures: [A]( -1)
Topics: Vigilante (Ship), Slave trade
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions; Denison, Charles Wheeler, 1809-1881, former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (inscription): C.W. Denison
Topics: Antislavery movements, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and for the Civilization of Africa
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Caption title
Topics: Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Slave trade
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Meeting for Sufferings; Browett, T., former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy ex libris (inscription): T. Browett
Topic: Slave trade
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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"Price a halfpenny, 13 for 6d., or 50 1s. 9d. Of whom may be had, a Summary of the evidence relating to the slave trade, by the same author, 3d edit. at 3s 6d per hundred. Also, speedily will be published by the same author, Observations on the conduct of the committee instituted in London for the abolition of the slave trade."
Topics: Slavery, Rum, Sugar trade, Boycotts, Watermarks
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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Roper, Moses; Washington, I. H., former owner
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"Twenty-eighth thousand"--t.p
Topics: Roper, Moses, Slaves, Slavery
Checklist Amer. imprints
Topics: Amistad (Schooner), Slave insurrections, Trials (Mutiny), Slave ships
"Extrait de la Bibliothèque universelle de Genève (Janv. 1839)."--half title verso
Topic: Slaves
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Topic: Slave labor
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Manuscript day book containing various business-related transactions of The liberator newspaper, mostly pertaining to its subscribers. Under each day of each month are listed the subscribers' names, addresses (or towns of residence), and the nature of each cash transaction, including changes of address, payments, etc
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831), Slavery, Newspaper publishing
Manuscript day book containing various business-related transactions of The liberator newspaper, mostly pertaining to its subscribers. Under each day of each month are listed the subscribers' names, addresses (or towns of residence), and the nature of each cash transaction, including changes of address, payments, etc
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831), Slavery, Newspaper publishing
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848, author, former owner; Giddings, Joshua R. (Joshua Reed), 1795-1864, author; Brownson, Orestes Augustus, 1803-1876, author; Bartlett, Wm. P. J., former owner
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Cover title
Topics: Slavery, Abolitionists